Teac R-455CHX
Dolby B NR Soft Touch Metal Tape

This TEAC R-455CHX is a auto-reverse stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by TEAC in 1988 with a list price of USD $220.

The main features of the TEAC R-455CHX are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven auto reverse transport.

Typical front loading cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on the left side of the deck. Tape eject is operated mechanically and the cassette needs to be placed with the side to be played facing forward in the cassette well.

Level meters used on the R-455CHX are generic digital peak reading meters. Soft-touch controls for fast and easy transport function selection of the R-455CHX.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the R-455CHX by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

For undisturbed listening a jack connector for a pair of stereo headphones is supplied. Connection to other audio components for plaback can be achieved by a RCA cable and recording from a source by a RCA cable.

Compact Cassette
  • CPS (Computomatic Program Search)
  • Peak Program Level Meter
  • Auto Reverse

Historic events

1988 Boeing 747-400's first flight

Features of TEAC R-455CHX

Connectors
Connectivity
RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Controls
Controls
3-Position Direction Selector
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Orientation Left Black Finish Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record Dolby HX Pro®
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Music Scan Soft Touch Transport Control
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Output-Level Control Master Record Level Control
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Reverse Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Single Capsŧan Transport (x2) Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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